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Pete Doherty

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Peter "Pete" Doherty is an English musician, writer, actor, poet and artist. He is best known musically for being co-frontman of The Libertines, which he reformed with Carl Barât in 1997. His other musical project is indie band Babyshambles. In 2005, Doherty became prominent in tabloids, the news media, and pop culture blogs because of his romantic relationship with model Kate Moss and his frequently-publicised drug addictions.… Read More

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    Daily Mail (UK) - Jan 08, 2013
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    Guardian (UK) - Dec 02, 2012
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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Pete Doherty.

CHILDHOOD

1979 Birth Born on March 12, 1979.

TEENAGE

1997 18 Years Old He is best known for being co-frontman of The Libertines, which he formed with Carl Barât in 1997. … Read More

TWENTIES

2002 23 Years Old Doherty and Barât formed a band called The Libertines in the late '90s, although it was not until 2002, with the release of their debut album Up the Bracket, that they began to achieve widespread mainstream success. … Read More
2003 24 Years Old In 2003, he was jailed for burgling Barât's flat. … Read More
However, while post-production work was taking place on the second Libertines album in June 2004, Doherty was again asked to leave the band. … Read More
In 2005, he became prominent in tabloids, the news media, and pop culture blogs because of his romantic relationship with model Kate Moss and his frequently-publicised drug addictions. … Read More
In 2006, Doherty was featured on the charity single "Janie Jones", which was released to raise funds for Strummerville. … Read More
On 15 May 2007, Doherty exhibited his paintings for the first time. … Read More
On 8 April 2008, Doherty was jailed for 14 weeks by a court for breaching a probation order after a string of brushes with the law for drugs and driving offences.

THIRTIES

2009 30 Years Old In June 2009, Doherty was arrested in Gloucester and charged with driving dangerously, while drunk, and in possession of heroin. … Read More
He was arrested for possession and was convicted for this offence at the same court on 27 January 2010. … Read More
2011 32 Years Old In March 2011 he pleaded guilty to possession, and was granted unconditional bail until sentencing on 20 May. … Read More
2014 35 Years Old In October 2014, Doherty was admitted to the Hope Rehab Centre in Thailand. … Read More
2015 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2015, it was announced that Doherty had successfully completed his rehab treatment. … Read More
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